This module will provide students with an opportunity to broaden their understanding of personality disorder and associated assessments and interventions.
A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: Within 3 months, comprising 6 days of teaching and experiential learning, plus self-directed study time.
SCHOOL: School of Social Work, Care and Community
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: To be confirmed. To be notified please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This module is aimed at practitioners who already work in mental health services, and who wish to raise their awareness and refine their practice to incorporate a psychosocial, relationship-based approach. It is also open to those who are interested in developing their knowledge in this area.
All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.
This module will provide students with an opportunity to broaden their understanding of personality disorder and associated assessments and interventions. Students will be able to critically reflect on and enhance their capacity for working with individuals with a diagnosis of personality disorder from a social perspective. They will be able to make links with their current practice or approach, and explore further the inherent complex challenges that arise from this diagnosis.
The module covers topics including:
20 Credit Module at Level 7
Written Critical Incident Analysis
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
The School of Social Work Care and Community has worked closely with some of the key local statutory and independent employers in the development of this module. The learning from this module can be used to requirements for continuing professional development and continuing education.
Under the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s Centre for CPD portfolio, this module can be completed as standalone or towards one of the following courses:
Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Community Justice
Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Development and Practice
Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Practice with Adults
Masters in Professional Development and Practice
For full details of the Centre for CPD's offering and progression routes please visit www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Please contact the CPD team for specific guidance to support you in completing an application and to ensure it is directed appropriately once submitted. You will be advised to apply through the University Online Application System.
Individuals should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support.
Should you have any further questions about the application or enrolment process please contact the CPD team on:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894361/3408
This module can be delivered on site for groups of staff, to help meet your workforce development needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.